TikTok star Bryce Corridor is shutting down any rumors of probably boxing retired Olympic wrestler and blended martial artist Ben Askren — and even showcased his DMs with the athlete.
Ben Askren squared off with YouTuber Jake Paul within the boxing ring in April 2021. The bout didn’t go as anticipated, with Paul notably taking the victory by TKO within the first spherical.
Since then, Askren hasn’t made a lot noise with reference to a different doable influencer boxing occasion… however rumors declare he’s set to return to the ring in opposition to none apart from Bryce Corridor.
Corridor has acknowledged that he’s prepared to leap again into the boxing world after taking a loss to Austin McBroom in his debut boxing match final 12 months on the YouTubers vs TikTokers occasion.
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Though he’s tried to arrange a 2 v 1 bout in opposition to the Island Boys to no avail, followers are connecting him with Askren as a possible opponent within the interim.
Sadly, it doesn’t seem like this matchup goes to occur. Corridor addressed the rumors throughout an impromptu Q & A session in his newest vlog, citing his DMs with Askren as proof that there’s no curiosity for a battle on his facet.
Bryce Corridor reveals Ben Askren DMs amid boxing rumors
“Lol, I retired from boxing,” Askren mentioned in a screenshot of their direct message historical past. “In all probability Portnoy stirring up bother.”
Bryce says he was advised concerning the rumors via the grapevine and was simply jazzed concerning the risk.
“Actually, somebody advised me that he was eager to field me,” Corridor mentioned. “I believed it was extra, kinda legendary that he even needs to.”
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Corridor isn’t the one one stepping within the boxing ring quickly; Jake Paul is ready to make his return this August in opposition to an as-yet unnamed opponent, though fighters like Floyd Mayweather and Anderson Silva are on the desk.